What Exactly IS a Reverse Mortgage?

reverse mortgage

You’ve probably seen one of the many commercials on television where an actor of a “certain age”, most likely popular during the target audiences “formative” years, is touting a reverse mortgage.

Revere Mortgage TV Spot

What exactly is a reverse mortgage?  How does it work?  Is it something that you might benefit from?

Here is a great article from MoneyTalksNews that has the answers to what a reverse mortgage is, what the costs are, and the pitfalls to look out for.  There is also a link in the article that will help you to calculate your costs, and the amount of money that you could qualify for.

How Do Reverse Mortgages Work?

As with any major financial decision, you should do your homework to make sure that a Reverse Mortgage is right for you.


About leehudman

I am a fifth generation native of the city of Houston, TX. I live in the eclectic East Montrose neighborhood. I have been a full time licensed Realtor for 27+ years, so I know the real estate business and I know this city! I specialize in Houston's popular inner-loop neighborhoods.
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